The Hindu Vocabulary 3 October 2020

2020-10-03

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 3 October 2020 is from the Editorial Titled "Weighing the costs: On Covid-19 Vaccine"

 

Prohibitively

Adverb

In a way that forbids or prevents something

मना करते हुए

Synonyms: Inestimable, Invaluable, Forbid, Proscribe

Antonyms: Approve, Endorse, Sanction, Authorize

 

Influenza

Noun

A highly contagious viral infection of the respiratory passages causing fever, severe aching, and catarrh, and often occurring in epidemics

एक तरह का बूखार वाइरस

Synonyms: Affliction, Ravage, Infliction

Antonyms: Advantage, Benefit

 

Milestone

Noun

A significant stage or event in the development of something

एक महत्वपूर्ण चरण या घटना

Synonyms: Corner, Landmark, Milepost, Turning point

Antonyms: Non-event, Underestimate, Understate

 

Daunting

Adjective

Seeming difficult to deal with in prospect; intimidating

कठिन

Synonyms: Disconcerting, Discouraging, Disheartening, Dismaying

Antonyms: Calming, Quieting, Settling, Soothing

 

Explicit

Adjective

Stated clearly and in detail, leaving no room for confusion or doubt

स्पष्ट

Synonyms: Definitive, Express, Specific, Unambiguous

Antonyms: Obscure, Unclear, Imprecise, Inaccurate

 

Affordability

Noun

Ability to be afforded

सामर्थ्य

Synonyms: Acquire, Get, Obtain, Procurement, Inexpensive

Antonyms: Increased, Inflated, Exorbitant, Extravagant

 

Vulnerable

Adjective

Exposed to the possibility of being attacked or harmed, either physically or emotionally

जो सहज में घायल हो सके

Synonyms: Endangered, Exposed, Liable, Open, Sensitive

Antonyms: Covered, Guarded, Protected, Safeguarded

 

Inoculated

Verb

Treat with a vaccine to produce immunity against a disease; vaccinate

टीका लगाना

Synonyms: Imbued, Inculcated, Infused, Ingrained

Antonyms: Deprived, Divested, Stripped, Cleared

 

Laudable

Adjective

Deserving praise and commendation

प्रशंसनीय

Synonyms: Admirable, Applaudable, Commendable, Creditable

Antonyms: Contemptible, Deplorable, Despicable, Unlikable

 

Paucity

Noun

The presence of something in only small or insufficient quantities or amounts

कमी

Synonyms: Dearth, Meagreness, Scantiness, Scarcity

Antonyms: Abundance, Lot, Extra, Great

 

Blunt

Verb

Weaken or reduce the force of (something)

कमजोर या कम करना

Synonyms: Benumb, Cauterize, Damp, Dampen, Deaden

Antonyms: Magnify, Strengthen, Amplify, Augment

 

Anticipate

Verb

Regard as probable; expect or predict

पहले से सोच रखना

Synonyms: Expect, Predict, Suppose, Hope, Foresee

Antonyms: Doubt, Question

 

Protracted

Adjective

Lasting for a long time or longer than expected or usual

लंबा

Synonyms: Endless, Prolonged, Extended, Far

Antonyms: Ephemeral, Abbreviated, Condensed, Curtailed, Shortened

 

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